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In order to create an account with the Department of Fish and Wildlife, you must complete a two step process.

Step One: Complete this form by entering all of the required information. When you click the create button, an email will be sent to you with information needed to complete step two.

Step Two: In step two, you will activate your account using the information provided in the email from step one. Once your account is activated, you will be able to login.

Note: Fish and Wildlife employees already have access using their network account. Attempting to create an account with a CDFW email address will fail. Use your network username and password to login. If you do not have a network login, have your supervisor contact the Help Desk.

Personal Information
Age of Consent:

State law restricts the collection of personal information from minors. If you are a minor, please have your parents create an account instead. For more information, refer to our conditions of use.

First Name:
Middle Initial: (optional)
Last Name:
Address Line 1:
Address Line 2: (optional)
State (if US):
ZIP (Postal) Code:
Login Information
Password Requirements:
  • Passwords must have from 15 to 50 characters.
  • Passwords must have at least one upper case letter, one lower case letter, one number and one non-alphanumeric character.
  • Passwords may only contain ASCII letters, numbers, symbols and punctuation. Space or tab characters are not allowed.
  • New passwords must be different than the current password and the previous 10 passwords.
New Password:
Confirm Password:

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